Honda Research Institute, USA was established in 2003 as North America’s advanced research center that provides innovative solutions to complex problems with direct applications to Honda’s current and future technology roadmap. HRI’s team of scientists and engineers create technologies, often generated through a scientific process, and apply them to real situations, addressing more than just abstract principles.
HRI’s core principles include: (1) Maintaining a commitment to high quality and innovative research that supports Honda’s short and long term strategy. (2) Fostering an open innovation model that establishes partnerships and alliances with academia and the private sector. The Mountain View research center focuses on computer science and related research themes, including autonomous systems, human machine interaction, and computer vision.